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Your Right To Bare Breasts

by DEANNA, Kitch-Slapped

 

Given all the ruckus about breast feeding in public (something which relegated me to the isolation of many a stuffy room, even during family gatherings), I consider the right to bare breasts right up there with the right to bear arms. So meet crusader and an activist Moira Johnston, aka The East Village Topless Lady, who is working to spread the all-important message that it is legal for women to be topless — at least in New York City, since 1992. [MORE]


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Who needs feminism?

Who needs feminism? | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it

by ALLISON BEATTIE, MICHELLE BURROWS,

KATE GADSDEN, and SARAH KENDRICKBY,

The Chronicle, Duke University


Identify yourself as a feminist today and many people will immediately assume you are a man-hating, bra-burning, whiny liberal. Perhaps a certain charming radio talk show host will label you as a “Feminazi” or “slut.” Even among more moderate crowds, feminism is still seen as too radical, too uncomfortable or simply unnecessary. Feminism is both misunderstood and denigrated regularly right here on Duke’s campus.


We, the 16 women of Professor Rachel Seidman’s course Women in the Public Sphere, have decided to fight back against these popular misconceptions surrounding the feminist movement. [MORE]


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